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Skyler Coburn
Position: Hurdles
Year: Junior
Hometown: La Porte, Ind.
High School: La Porte

2012-13: Indoor he ran a leg of the 4x400m relay to a third place finish at the U.C.-Miami Dual with an overall time of 3:29.99…outdoor placed first in the 400m hurdles with a time of 54.20 at the Miami Redhawk Invitational…ran another leg of 4x400m relay with a first place finish and a combined time of 3:17.09 at the U.C. Oliver Nickoloff Invitational.

2012: Ran to a first place finish in the 400H at the Oliver Nikoloff Invitational in time of 54.64 ... recorded his personal best time of 53.05 in the 400H at MAC Outdoor Championships, where he finished fifth ... his personal best 400m time of 50.39 came during his first-place finish at the RedHawk Invitational.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in track and field at La Porte High School under coaches Bob James and Tim Beres ... a two-year captain on the track team ... was twice named all-conference in the 300m hurdles ... won sectional and regional titles in the 300m hurdles, setting the sectional record ... named all-state three times ... personal-best time of 38.84 in the 300m hurdles and personal-best time of 15.04 in 110m hurdles ... ran on the winning distance medley relay team at the indoor state meet ... also played football, earning three varsity letters as a wide receiver and defensive back, serving as captain one year ... played basketball as well for one year.

Personal: Born on Sept. 19, 1992 in La Porte, Ind. ... son of Barb and Bob Coburn ... majoring in kinesiology ... participated in National Honor Society in high school ... plays guitar and enjoys writing and drawing ... volunteered at a retirement home in high school.

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